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April Fool...

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I have no screenshots - apologies!

However, I am Plymouth Argyle in the Premiership (2011) and I had a message saying my board were giving me £500m to buy new players and build a new stadium - great I thought, better run up to the 24hour Spar to get some munch and stay on FM all night.

Did I accept the offer? Of course I did - then it said 'April Fool - you didn't think we'd make it that easy for you, did you?' Classic!

I have seen this posted before, and it is April 1 on my game, just thought it was a cool coincidence that it is actually April Fools day today as well - double whammy!!

Now I'm off to the shops anyway!! :D

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It was in last year's game too mate.

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Not this again, we had a huge amount of threads about this last year. :(

It only does it in game if its April 1st on the date on your computer.

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Hopefully we can keep it all to one thread this year.

Couldn't agree more, but somehow I doubt it. :(

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Whats the quickets way to get to April the 1st on the game then?

Holiday or start with a stucture which has a start date of March.

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Just holiday or whatever to it and set your computer clock to 1st April and you can see it anytime.

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No chance of just one thread, I'm guessing 5-10 identical threads. Some of which from people feeling really cheated that they were promised so much money.

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Anyone ever got this msg

In an incredible display of generosity, the tottenham board have decided to award a sum of 500,000,000 pounds to spend on players and a new stadium.

PLease confirm your acceptance of this unexpected bonus.

when i accept, there is a caption APRIL FOOL with a reply " you didnt think we'll make things that easy for you, did you?" came out

T_T. then i checked the date on the game, 1 apr 09. Today's date 1 Apr 09. Coincidence? T_T

:(

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I have screenshots : first this followed by this.

Hopefully we can keep it all to one thread this year.

Love the Real London club badge! LOL.

Does this April fool thing really add anything to the game though?

Would have probably pi55ed me off if it had caught me out.

I have a sense of humour but FM is enough of a challenge already isnt it?, without stupid misleading news reports.

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I think they should exclude this from future versions so that we don't get these threads every year...

Just a thought, is all.

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I think they should exclude this from future versions so that we don't get these threads every year...

Just a thought, is all.

I hope this is a an April Fools because it is one of the worst comments I have ever read on here

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I hope this is a an April Fools because it is one of the worst comments I have ever read on here

I hope that is an April Fool, Management's comment is nowhere near the worst that has been posted on here

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I hope that is an April Fool, Management's comment is nowhere near the worst that has been posted on here

In terms of making me cringe it is, Pathetic and childish comment.

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In terms of making me cringe it is, Pathetic and childish comment.

Jeez, you must be very easily offended or disgusted if an innocuous comment like that makes you cringe that much

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Jeez, you must be very easily offended or disgusted if an innocuous comment like that makes you cringe that much

Not particularly, no.

I just find it weird that people spend time and effort to moan about people duplicating threads when if they just ignored them they would slowly float to the bottom.

Look pal, Your sadly never going to change my mind on how annoying I find this so fire away with your next comment but the above describes my feelings clearly......It's not a big deal.

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Yet another thread as expected today. Already been posted 4-5 times and has been in the game for years

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Not particularly, no.

I just find it weird that people spend time and effort to moan about people duplicating threads when if they just ignored them they would slowly float to the bottom.

Look pal, Your sadly never going to change my mind on how annoying I find this so fire away with your next comment but the above describes my feelings clearly......It's not a big deal.

Why did you mention people moaning about duplicate threads? That has nothing to do with Management's post, which is what you took exception to

Plus I wasn't trying to change your mind, dunno where you got that from. I was just confused as to why you thought his comment was that bad, seemed pretty tame IMO

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Love the Real London club badge! LOL.

Does this April fool thing really add anything to the game though?

Would have probably pi55ed me off if it had caught me out.

I have a sense of humour but FM is enough of a challenge already isnt it?, without stupid misleading news reports.

C'mon, have a sense of humour, I thought it was funny :D

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Love the Real London club badge! LOL.

Does this April fool thing really add anything to the game though?

Would have probably pi55ed me off if it had caught me out.

I have a sense of humour but FM is enough of a challenge already isnt it?, without stupid misleading news reports.

surely thats an April fool too as you could not possibly be serious?!

jeez

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Yup, this was in FM08 as well, quite amusing tbf. Any duplicate threads will be merged with this one fwiw. :thup:

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It just a bit of fun, maybe more should be added

25/12 - Go enjoy Christmas

Pancake Day - Go Eat pancakes (Can't remember date?)

1/1 - Happy new year

17/9 - Send DB1 presents:)

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Pancake Day - Go Eat pancakes (Can't remember date?)

Frankly, I would be quite impressed if you could seeing as it is a different date each year :p

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Quick question, everyones screenshots seem to say 1st April on their GAME, does it have to be both April 1st in the game aswell as in real life?

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Yes it has to be April 1st on your computer clock and April 1st on the game for this to happen!

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Surely SI could have thought of a new one, shame on them I say.

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surely thats an April fool too as you could not possibly be serious?!

jeez

.....but surely this is an April fool !, Goddam! LOL. Actually I wonder how many if any are not in this thread, it has turned into the worst thread in the world containing many of the worst Posts in the world - and some were mine!, and thats no joke!

Still believe that any time spent programming a lame joke into the game may have been better spend elsewhere in the games development, though, thats all.

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SI - you could've at least changed the April Fool to something different from FM08

e.g. Due to your impressive training ground performances, the club would like to offer you a pay-rise and the chance to become Player manager.

Or something similar!?!?

Any other suggestions along these lines?

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Don't forget that for every news item like this, not only does it have to be written and coded into the game, but it has to be translated too.

Hence why writing a new item for this for every year's game isn't really a priority. ;)

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Don't forget that for every news item like this, not only does it have to be written and coded into the game, but it has to be translated too.

Hence why writing a new item for this for every year's game isn't really a priority. ;)

....see my previous Post!

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....see my previous Post!

Exactly! It can be justified once, but not each year. :D

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I clicked accept on the offer of course!!

But i am man city and my chairman is giving me money every week so didnt surprise me i might of got 500m but i good april fools!!

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i got this about 10 mins ago i found it hilarious and a coincidence lol it happened 2nd season on my Man City save i was jumping around and thinking of all the big names i could buy when i clicked accept i was like what the hell that sucks.

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what happens if you decline the offer?

You can't, it only provides you with an 'accept' button.

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i was jumping around and thinking of all the big names i could buy when i clicked accept i was like what the hell that sucks.

Couldn't help but have a little chuckle. :D

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Fair play, didn't see this before and SI you got me - especially as I'm waiting for a new stadium! Gits. ;)

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just happened to me with Arsenal - I bought it as well, even the girlfriend finds it funny

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I am 15 days away on my so, it will happen tonight :D

Quite looking forward to it!

My brother doesn't know about it and I am pushing him to play the two days which he needs to get to April 1st on his game.

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I'm on the 31st March @ 21:30 :D

It shall come in a moment :D

Never had the message before either :D

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What happens if you press continue without accepting the April Fool?

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Happened to me on my BATE Borisov save, the message made me realise that it was April Fool's. Accepted it although i knew what was gona pop up :D

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